Trip to Maldives: Overwater Villa Vacation

Enjoy a week in paradise at Six Senses Laamu on one of the best islands in the Maldives! The Sunset Laamu Water Villa with Pool offers plenty of ways to soak up the gorgeous ocean views, including an aquarium dining deck, overwater hammock, and rooftop terrace.

We created this Trip to Maldives: Overwater Villa Vacation for a honeymoon couple from Utah. They had been dreaming of an overwater villa for many years and decided to splurge for their special trip. We sent them to Six Senses Laamu, an incredible luxury resort located on its own atoll in the Maldives.

During their Trip to Maldives: Overwater Villa Vacation, they spent 7 nights in a Lagoon Water Villa raised on stilts over the warm, sparkling blue waters of the Indian Ocean. With direct access to the sea, they were able to jump in for a swim whenever they pleased!

Their water villa at Six Senses Laamu had so many wonderful ways to enjoy the sunshine and the ocean views. They had an overwater hammock that was ideal for sunbathing; a sunken glass bathtub; an aquarium dining deck perfectly poised to catch the sunset; and a comfortable rooftop deck for panoramic ocean views. It was exactly the luxurious retreat they were hoping for!

There was plenty to keep our honeymoon couple busy on their Trip to Maldives: Overwater Villa Vacation. One of their favorite places to lounge at the resort was the gorgeous swimming pool, enjoying cool drinks and casual bar bites from Sip Sip restaurant. They were free to enjoy diving, snorkeling, kayaking, catamaran sailing, windsurfing, and stand up paddling at their leisure; the beautiful lagoon, with cerulean waters that rival those of Bora Bora, made the perfect marine playground! They also enjoyed a sunset dolphin cruise and a private dinner on the beach, which we arranged as a special surprise.

After a week of pampering, relaxation, and sunshine, their Trip to Maldives: Overwater Villa Vacation came to an end. They said goodbye to the beautiful Six Senses Laamu resort and enjoyed a speedboat transfer and short flight back to the airport, where they began their journey home.

Suggested Itinerary

Day 1
Welcome to the Maldives! Fly into Malé airport. From here, it’s a short inter-island flight to Kadhdhoo Airport and a speedboat transfer to your fabulous resort, Six Senses Laamu. Located on its own private atoll, this ultra-luxurious resort is constructed of sustainable materials and spread around the palm-fringed island paradise. Take a stroll on the Maldives’ largest overwater amenities facility, which includes 2 restaurants, a wine cellar, the resort’s signature bar, the dive center, an ice-cream parlor, and retail boutique.

You will stay in a Sunset Laamu Water Villa with Pool.  These private pool overwater bungalows in the Maldives are located further along the weathered timber of Jetty A and offer the perfect position to enjoy an uninterrupted vista over the ocean as the sun dips and the colors change. With direct access to the sea, you can jump in for a swim or for a snorkel around the lagoon. Then soak up the sun on the sun loungers or around the glass bottom table on the outside deck. The water villas feature a glass overwater bathtub with a view to the ocean and an outdoor rain shower. For a unique and uninterrupted panoramic view of the Indian Ocean, sapphire seascape and for catching an unforgettable colorful equatorial sunset, you can also climb to the treetop deck which features a comfortable seating area.
Six Senses Laamu

Day 2 – 7
The next 6 days are yours to spend at your leisure in paradise! When you’re not lounging in your gorgeous villa, explore the underwater world and enjoy the clear waters by diving, snorkeling, kayaking, catamaran sailing, windsurfing, and stand up paddling. Surfing is excellent from May to September. Each evening, a traditional boat embarks on a sunset cruise in search of playful dolphins, with cool drinks and delicious canapés onboard. You can even enjoy some fabulous big game fishing and have your catch prepared by the resort’s expert chefs!

Six Senses Laamu offers several unique dining experiences that are sure to be a highlight of your trip. Dine at an overwater restaurant with glass floors to see the colorful marine life swimming beneath you; enjoy casual bites at a sunken bar that blends seamlessly with the beautiful swimming pool; indulge in innovative cuisine amongst the organic gardens; or opt for a romantic meal on a private sandbank.
Six Senses Laamu

Day 8
It’s time to say goodbye to your beautiful home away from home. Take the morning to enjoy a scrumptious breakfast, stroll along the beach, or enjoy one last cocktail in the pool. Then, it’s a speedboat transfer and a short inter-island flight to Malé, where you will board your connecting flight back home.

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